How to use adjectives in Norwegian

How to use adjectives in Norwegian

You want to learn how to use adjectives in Norwegian? You've come to the right place! Scroll down and see the short Norwegian lessons complete with useful examples. Big, small, happy, sad... we'll teach you all you need to know about Norwegian adjectives.

Norwegian adjectives

Adjectives are generally used to describe nouns. Adjectives come before the noun in Norwegian just like in English.


det lille bordet
the small table
det runde bordet
the round table
det grønne bordet
the green table
det brune bordet
the brown table
det store bordet
the big table
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Norwegian is spoken by over 5 million people in Norway. If you are planning on doing some travelling, learning Norwegian would be a great way to make the most of your trip.

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Basic words and phrases in Norwegian

Learn to get by in Norwegian with these useful words and phrases. We'll begin by learning some basic Norwegian phrases which you can use for everyday communication.

Det er et hus.
There is a house.
Det er en strand.
There is a beach.
Det er et tre.
There is a tree.
Det er en butikk.
There is a store.
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If you want to go from beginner to fluent in Norwegian in a reasonable amount of time, you'll need a proven study method and daily dedication. Our nine-step Norwegian learning guide will show you how to teach yourself Norwegian in a structured,effective way. The steps below will take you through the progression of skills needed to learn to speak, read and understand Norwegian.

Step 7 : Adjectives in Norwegian

Adjectives are used to describe nouns. To get started, we suggest you learn the three Norwegian adjectives stor, liten and gammel (big, small, old). Using the nouns bok, stol and dør (book, chair, door) which you learned in Step 3, learn to use each adjective with each noun (the big book, the old chair, the small door). You can scroll to the top of this page to see a short lesson about Norwegian adjectives including useful examples. After you've learned to use the adjectives stor, liten and gammel with the nouns bok, stol and dør you can move on to Step 8 (Norwegian Verbs).

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